About the Author
Torbjörn Säll is Professor of Genetics at Lund University, Sweden. Torbjörn received his PhD from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences with a thesis on recombination variation in barley. He has worked on genome evolution in relatives of Arabidopsis and how to identify deletions from SNP data. Recent research concerns genetic analyses of allergy and blood disorders.
Bengt O. Bengtsson is Emeritus Professor of Genetics at Lund University, Sweden. Bengt received his DPhil from Oxford with a thesis on chromosome evolution. His work covers inbreeding avoidance, partial asexuality and genetic conflicts, but he has also investigated a horizontal gene transfer in grasses. He served as President of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology 1989–91.